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Robert Kraft to discuss tensions with Bill Belichick, Tom Brady after season

Robert Kraft to discuss tensions with Bill Belichick, Tom Brady after season

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The three men most responsible for turning the New England Patriots into a perennial power will wait until after the season to settle any differences, according to a report Saturday. Patriots owner Robert Kraft will sit down with head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady to "clear the air" of any lingering tensions, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported. Reigning Super Bowl champion New England was set to host the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night in an AFC divisional round playoff game. The report comes a week after the Patriots denied there was friction among the trio, which reportedly stemmed from a dispute over the trade of backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco earlier this season. According to ESPN, which cited unnamed sources, Belichick was furious and dem...
'Disappointed' O'Neill to discuss Republic future after play-off defeat

'Disappointed' O'Neill to discuss Republic future after play-off defeat

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Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill will speak to the country's football association about his future after failing to reach the World Cup.The Republic were trounced 5-1 by Denmark in the play-offs. In October, O'Neill and assistant Roy Keane agreed contract extensions to remain until the Euro 2020 campaign."I thought there was an agreement. I'll speak to [FAI chief] John Delaney - I've not spoken to him since we spoke about the new contract," said O'Neill.O'Neill and Keane were appointed in November 2013 after the departure of previous boss Giovanni Trapattoni.They guided the Republic to Euro 2016, losing to France in the last 16.Match report: Republic or Ireland 1-5 DenmarkRelive Denmark's victory over the Republic of IrelandWhich teams have qualified for the World Cup?What you ne...
Hollywood elite to discuss kicking out Weinstein

Hollywood elite to discuss kicking out Weinstein

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is to hold an emergency meeting today to discuss throwing out Harvey Weinstein.The meeting will involve the Academy's 54-member board of governors and it comes as the filmmaker faces mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations.The Academy has already described the allegations as "repugnant, abhorrent and antithetical" to its standards.Also meeting to discuss the scandal is the Producers' Guild of America, which will "consider disciplinary proceedings and the status of (Weinstein's) membership", a source told AFP.Image:The pair have been friends for 25 yearsThe meetings come after director and actor Quentin Tarantino said he is "stunned" and "heartbroken" about the allegations of sexual abuse and harassment surrounding Harvey Wein...